An academic year of distance learning has left many graduating seniors with gaps in their learning. Colleges are preparing to help with tutoring, summer brush-up and empathetic faculty.
Students can make impressive gains in reading even under difficult circumstances if guided and encouraged to think for themselves.
An extra year in high school, a Pass or No Pass option and minimum graduation requirements would help undo damage from the pandemic.
In an annual survey on K-12 education, most voters approved how Gov. Newsom and their local districts handled schools during the pandemic.
Upon returning to campus, students will not be able to catch up academically until they feel good emotionally, experts say.
West Contra Costa Unified has committed to an in-person summer school program in an effort to reduce learning loss over the past year.
While many students have likely suffered learning loss during the global health crisis, it may have a greater impact on incoming first-graders.
A study of 50,000 students from 18 districts reaffirm that those who have traditionally struggled fell farther behind academically.
Math learning experts are pushing for grade-level content over remediation during the pandemic.
Education is a sector of our economy that can and should reopen safely with restrictions.
The impact from school closures last spring proved worrisome but not as dire as projected by the assessment organization NWEA.
These programs efficiently help our students and older adults, and therefore our whole society.
The governor and the Legislature are at odds over how to distribute federal coronavirus relief; Newsom cites growing achievement gap.
All of the state’s largest 30 districts will open before Labor Day, while half will open by the second week of August.
School districts and the state should think creatively about how to support and engage students going forward.